Johnsons J Nitro Fescue

Johnsons J Nitro Fescue

Suitable for sustainable management programs and links greens.


Johnsons Nitro Fescue

Using the top rated cultivars for fairways, this 100% fescue blend is both drought tolerant and highly resistant to disease. The use of fescues creates a fine sward with a strong tolerance to salt. J Nitro Fescue has low fertiliser and water requirements.

%CultivarSpeciesSTRI Rating
20NigellaSlender Creeping Red Fescue7.9
10BeudinSlender Creeping Red Fescue7.7
20CezanneSlender Creeping Red Fescue7.5
20SiskinChewings Fescue7.7
20HumboldtChewings Fescue7.4
10BogartChewings Fescue7.6
All cultivars chosen in this mixture are independently tested and rated for performance by the Sports Turf Research Institute.
  • 100% fine fescue blend ideal for sustainable managements programs.
  • Top rated, proven cultivars.
  • Drought tolerant and highly resistant to disease.
  • Shade tolerant.
  • Reduced fretiliser and water requirements.
  • TurfGuard treated.

Directions for Use

Sowing Rate (g/m2) Overseeding Rate (g/m2) Mowing Height (mm)
25 - 35 10 - 25 Down to 5

Sowing Guidance

  • Prepare the surface before sowing ensuring that:
    • Stones & weeds are removed.
    • There is sufficient drainage.
    • The surface is level and firm.
    • The surface is moist.
  • Sow the seeds evenly, using the correct sowing rate to a depth of approximately 10 mm.
  • Ensure that the surface remanins moist for at least 2 - 3 weeks.
  • Make the first cut when the grass is 5 - 6 cm tall and tillering has started.

Overseeding Guidance

  • Prepare the existing turf by removing excess thatch and limiting irrigation and fertilisation.
  • Apply using the correct overseeding rate.
  • For best results use a disc seeder or a studded seed roller.

Disclaimer: Occasionally shortages of some varieties may occur, therefore we reserve the right to replace unavailable varieties with a suitable alternative. Any alteration to the mixture will be clearly shown on the bag label. Our standard terms and conditions of sale apply. For further information regarding this, please contact our technical sales team on +44 (0)1902 440250.